National Jeweler Network



Platinum to stay below gold, for now

Precious metals analysts expect the price of platinum to remain below that of gold into, and possibly through, 2016.


Designer, storeowner wins WJA-Carelle grant

Tina Chan is a Chicago-based jewelry designer who just opened a brick-and-mortar space she hopes will be resource and sales outlet for other independent designers.


Jocelyn Prestia named New Designer of the Year

Prestia, the woman behind Unhada, was recognized with the award Monday afternoon at the JA New York Summer show.


Global, digital influences to inspire design in ‘16

But just knowing the trends won’t be enough for jewelers to sell these pieces. They’ll need to market them accordingly too, said Jewelers of America’s Amanda Gizzi.


Estelle Hedaya joins CBG

The 25-year industry veteran is leaving her position as director of sales for World Trade Jewelers to become the director of operations for the Continental Buying Group.


WJA names 2015 Awards for Excellence winners

The Women’s Jewelry Association announced the winners of its 2015 Awards for Excellence live in New York last night.


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JA elects Ryan Berg as new board chairman

Jewelers of America tapped Berg, of Lee Michaels Fine Jewelry, to lead its board at a meeting held Saturday in New York. 


MJSA cuts Education Foundation director position

The association confirmed Wednesday that it has eliminated the director position at its nonprofit subsidiary, a position that Peggy Jo Donahue held for the last year.